Fishing Reports - Northeast

Greenleaf Report

May 24. Elevation is Normal (falling), water temperature 60°F and stained.

Comments: Greenleaf State Park is currently closed.

Report submitted by Dylan Langford (Game Warden Muskogee County)

Carl Blackwell Report

May 23. Elevation is Normal (rising), water temperature 69°F and murky.

Crappie, Black Excellent on jigs, minnows around brush structure, docks, riprap, rocks.

Saugeye Good on crankbaits, jigs around riprap, rocks.

Catfish, Blue Excellent on chicken liver, cut bait, shad around flats, shorelines.

Report submitted by Josey Branch (Game Warden Payne County)

Fort Gibson Report

May 23. Elevation is 7 ft. above normal (falling), water temperature 65°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level)

Catfish, Blue, Catfish, Channel Fair on shad, worms around channels, main lake, points, river channel.

Bass, White Good on jigs, minnows, tube jigs around below the dam.

Paddlefish Slow on snagging around below the dam.

Comments: High water continues to create access issues and boating hazards. Boaters and swimmers should use caution at all times around the lake in this condition.

Report submitted by Ben Haff (Game Warden Wagoner County)

Hudson Report

May 23. Elevation is 1.5 ft. above normal (stable), water temperature 68°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level)

Catfish, Blue Good on cut bait, shad around below the dam, river channel.

Crappie, White Fair on jigs, minnows around below the dam, brush structure.

Bass, Largemouth Fair on crankbaits, plastic baits, spinnerbaits around brush structure, coves, riprap.

Report submitted by Monte Reid (Game Warden Mayes County)

Kaw Lake Report

May 23. Elevation is 7 ft. above normal (falling), water temperature 70°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level)

Catfish, Blue, Catfish, Channel, Catfish, Flathead Good on crawfish, goldfish, live bait, live shad, shad, sunfish, worms around below the dam, coves, rocks, shallows, shorelines.

Bass, Striped, Bass, Striped Hybrid, Bass, White Fair on Alabama rigs, crankbaits, hair jigs, jigs, live bait, live shad, sassy shad, shad, topwater lures around below the dam.

Crappie, Black, Crappie, White Slow on hair jigs, jigs, minnows, tube jigs around below the dam, rocks, standing timber.

Report submitted by Spencer Grace (Game Warden Kay County)

Skiatook Report

May 22. Elevation is 1 ft. above normal (stable), water temperature 73°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level)

Bass, Striped Hybrid, Bass, White Fair on live shad, shad, spoons around main lake.

Crappie, Black, Crappie, White Fair on jigs, minnows around brush structure, standing timber.

Catfish, Blue, Catfish, Channel Fair on cut bait, live shad, shad around main lake.

Report submitted by Paul Welch (Game Warden Osage County)

Sooner Report

May 22. Elevation is 2.5 ft. below normal (stable), water temperature 75°F and murky.

Bass, Striped Hybrid Slow on live bait around main lake.

Crappie, White, Saugeye Fair on jigs, live shad, minnows around riprap.

Bass, Largemouth Slow on jerk baits, plastic baits around brush structure, rocks.

Comments: All walleye, sauger, and saugeye less than 18” inches must be immediately released back to the water.

Report submitted by Stephen Paul (Game Warden Noble County)

Tenkiller Report

May 22. Elevation is 15.5 ft. above normal (falling), water temperature 68°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level)

Bass, Largemouth, Bass, Spotted Fair on Alabama rig, crankbaits, jigs, plastic baits, spinnerbaits around brush structure, creek channels, points, shorelines.

Crappie, Black Fair on minnows, tube jigs around brush structure, docks.

Catfish, Blue, Catfish, Channel on cut bait, shad around main lake, river channel.

Comments: Caution should still be taken by boaters as debris is still scattered around the lake.

Report submitted by Cody Youngblood (Game Warden Cherokee County)

Bell Cow Lake Report

May 22. Elevation is Normal (stable), water temperature 66°F and murky.

Catfish, Channel Fair on cut bait, sunfish around shallows, shorelines.

Crappie, Black Fair on jigs, minnows around brush structure, riprap.

Bass, White Fair on jigs, small lures around points, riprap.

Report submitted by Jacob harriet (Game Warden Lincoln County)

Chandler Lake Report

May 22. Elevation is Normal (stable), water temperature 67°F and murky.

Catfish, Channel Good on chicken liver, cut bait, punch bait, sunfish around dam, shallows.

Bass, Largemouth Slow on plastic baits, spinnerbaits around brush structure, dam.

Crappie, Black Fair on jigs around dam, shorelines.

Report submitted by Jacob Harriet (Game Warden Lincoln County)

Eucha Report

May 22. Elevation is Normal (stable), water temperature 69°F and stained. (USGS Lake Level)

Bass, Largemouth, Bass, Spotted Good on Alabama rig, bill baits, crankbaits, jerk baits, lipless baits, spinnerbaits around coves, main lake, points.

Catfish, Blue, Catfish, Channel Fair on cut bait, hot dogs, live bait, live shad, punch bait, shad, stinkbait around below the dam, coves, main lake.

Crappie, Black, Crappie, White Fair on hair jigs, jigs, minnows around brush structure, docks, flats, shallows.

Comments: Colder temperatures and rain have Largemouth Bass pushed off shoreline and can be caught in 12-25 foot of water. White Bass are still being caught in fair numbers below the dam and in the mouth of Spavinaw Creek.

Report submitted by Zane Arnold (Game Warden Delaware County)

Keystone Lake Report

May 22. Elevation is 11 ft. above normal (stable), water temperature 75°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level)

Bass, Largemouth Fair on crankbaits, jerk baits, lipless baits, plastic baits, spinnerbaits around brush structure, channels, creek channels, docks, river channel, rocks, sandbar, shorelines, standing timber, weed beds.

Bass, White Good on jigs, minnows, spoons, worms around brush structure, coves, creek channels, docks.

Catfish, Blue, Catfish, Channel Fair on dough bait, minnows, punch bait around brush structure, dam, discharge, main lake.

Report submitted by Bailey Johnson (Game Warden Creek County)

Grand Lake Report

May 21. Elevation is 3.5 ft. above normal (stable), water temperature 73°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level)

Bass, Largemouth, Bass, Smallmouth, Bass, Spotted Good on Alabama rig, crankbaits, jerk baits, plastic baits, spinnerbaits, spoons, topwater lures, tube jigs around brush structure, docks, points, shallows, shorelines.

Crappie, Black, Crappie, White Good on hair jigs, jigs, minnows around below the dam, brush structure, docks, shallows.

Catfish, Blue, Catfish, Channel, Catfish, Flathead Fair on chicken liver, cut bait, dough bait, goldfish, live bait, live shad, shad, stinkbait around below the dam, coves, flats, main lake.

Report submitted by Zane Arnold (Game Warden Delaware County)

Lower Illinois River PFHA Report

May 21. Elevation is 16 ft. above normal (stable), water temperature 65°F and murky.

Trout, Rainbow Slow on PowerBait around other.

Comments: Water conditions remain very high with 14000 cfs being released. Many areas area still not accessible.

Report submitted by Brek Henry (Game Warden Sequoyah County)

Copan Lake Report

May 21. Elevation is 2 ft. above normal (rising), water temperature 60°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level)

Catfish, Blue, Catfish, Channel, Catfish, Flathead Fair on live bait, live shad, shrimp, sunfish, worms around channels, main lake, shorelines.

Crappie, Black, Crappie, White Fair on hair jigs, jigs, minnows, tube jigs around brush structure, docks, shorelines.

Report submitted by Lt. Joe Alexander (Game Warden Washington County)

Hulah Lake Report

May 21. Elevation is 9 ft. above normal (rising), water temperature 60°F and murky. (USACE Lake Level)

Catfish, Blue, Catfish, Channel, Catfish, Flathead Fair on chicken liver, live bait, live shad, minnows, shad, sunfish, worms around below the dam, docks, river channel, shorelines.

Crappie, Black, Crappie, White Fair on hair jigs, minnows, PowerBait, tube jigs around brush structure, docks, shorelines.

Bass, White Slow on hair jigs, in-line spinnerbaits, small lures around creek channels.

Report submitted by Lt. Joe Alexander (Game Warden Washington County)

Oologah Lake Report

May 21. Elevation is 9 ft. above normal (falling), water temperature 75°F and murky.

Bass, Largemouth Good on jigs, spinnerbaits, topwater lures around brush structure, shallows.

Catfish, Blue Excellent on live shad, worms around below the dam.

Report submitted by J.D. Stauffer (Game Warden Rogers County)

Spavinaw Lake Report

May 21. Elevation is Normal (stable), water temperature 71°F and stained. (USGS Lake Level)

Bass, Largemouth Fair on crankbaits, jigs, plastic baits around coves, points, shallows.

Crappie, Black Good on jigs, minnows around brush structure, docks.

Catfish, Channel Fair on cut bait, shad around flats, shallows.

Report submitted by Kody Moore (Game Warden Mayes County)

Birch Reservoir Report

May 20. Elevation is .5 ft. above normal (stable), water temperature 75°F and stained. (USACE Lake Level)

Catfish, Blue, Catfish, Channel Good on cut bait, shad around coves, creek channels.

Crappie, Black, Crappie, White Fair on jigs around brush structure.

Report submitted by Jeremy Bersche (Game Warden Osage County)